Angolan Press Highlights Cuban Visit by President of Parliament

3 Luanda, Nov 19. -Angolan press reports highlighted on Saturday the visit to Cuba of President of the National Assembly Antonio Paulo Kassoma, which further strengthens friendly relations between the two countries.ANGOP news agency said that the links between Angola and Cuba are exceptional, at an extraordinary level, and Kassoma´s visit to Cuba represents an opportunity for Angolan legislators to

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Libya: Street Combats in Sirte; Rebels, NATO Condemned

1 Tripoli, Oct 6. -Violent combats between those loyal to leader Muammar Gaddafi and the rebels, who were blamed for causing several deaths and damages in the last weeks, worsened the situation in Sirte on Thursday.Arab press and television noted that despite inability of the National Transitional Council (NTC) forces to take over the city, "fierce combats" have been registered

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Elderly people vivify their years in Soutern Camaguey

3 An encounter between elderly homes from Santa Cruz del Sur took place this Monday as parte of th activities being carried out in the elderly people’s day. From September 15th and untill October 1st , these and more activities will focus the attention of people of the third age. Meetings with retired people, the foundation club of 120 yeared

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Over 20 Deaths in Combats in Afghanistan

2 Kabul, Jul 26. -Combats between the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) troops, Hamid Karzai regime forces, and the insurgency were carried out in various Afghan regions, leaving more than 20 dead, according to media sources in this capital. A government official said that combats, which he considered fierce, were chiefly staged in Helmand province. Reports from Musa Qala district

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Petroecuador and PDVSA Increase Collaboration

3 Quito, Jun 23. -The general manager of Petroecuador Marco Calvopiña said that new areas of collaboration between state oil companies of Ecuador and Venezuela seek to strengthen the bonds of brotherhood. "With Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA), we have an agreement to trade oil for derivatives that is very successful, the construction of a highly complex refinery in Ecuador with

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Venezuela, China Boost Trade

2 Caracas, Jun 17. -The governments of Venezuela and China opened on Thursday the Third Binational Industrial and Commercial Exhibit aimed at increasing trade between the two countries, which exceeded $10 million USD in 2010. Running through Sunday, June 19, the event shows samples of agricultural machinery, cars, spare parts, electrical installations, computers, construction equipment and materials, light industry goods

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Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Ends Visit to Cuba

2 Havana, Jun 2. -Former President of Brazil Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva ends his visit to Cuba on Thursday, pleased at the excellent state of relations between the two nations. During his stay, Lula da Silva met with President Raul Castro to discuss international current affairs. On Wednesday, the two statesmen toured a container terminal under construction in the

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Cuban National Ballet to Perform in Washington on Tuesday

1 Havana, May 30. -The Cuban National Ballet (BNC) is scheduled to perform on Tuesday in Washington DC, kicking off a month-long tour of the United States, the latest in a series of cultural exchanges between the two countries. The world-renowned troupe will then go to New York and Costa Mesa, California, before wrapping up the tour in Los Angeles

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Japan to Host Volleyball World Cup

1 Bern, May 24. -The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) announced Tuesday that the World Volleyball Cup will be held Nov. 4-Dec. 4 in Japan. The cup is the first qualifying event for the 2012 Olympics in London, and received the green light to go ahead after a series of meetings between the FIVB and the Japanse Volleyball Association. Despite the

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Real Madrid-Barcelona: Most Watched Classic in Spanish Football

1 Madrid, Apr. 22. -The final match for Copa del Rey (the King's Cup) between Real Madrid and Barcelona (1-0), became the most watched classic in Spanish history ever, with 12,849,000 television viewers. The final match, played on Wednesday in Valencia, broke all previous records and reached a quota on screen time of 67.7 percent during the official 90 minutes.

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